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What Survive Knives Are You Waiting For?

Discussion in 'Survive! Knives' started by Sulaco, Jul 14, 2017.

  1. Sulaco

    Sulaco Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 15, 2003
    I searched and didn't see anything specific about this, so I'm curious what Survive Knives others are waiting on? How about what you currently own or have owned? Planning to replace and then sell any?

    Personally I've owned:
    EDC-4 in 3V (sold)
    GSO-4.1 in 20CV (1st gen, sold, wish I still had it, obscene how sharp this knife would get and stay)
    GSO-4.1 in 3V (smooth spine 1st gen, sold)
    GSO Necker II in 20CV (sold, didn't like the sheath)
    GSO-3.5 in 20CV (1st gen, sold)
    GSO-6 in 3V (1st gen, sold)

    I don't currently own any.

    I have a GSO-4.1 in 3V (2nd gen) on order and I just placed an order for a GS0-6 in 3V which I'm super excited about.

    I don't know if I'll keep the 4.1, I may sell it to fund another 3.5 in 20CV if they make them again. I liked that one pretty well. I won't sell my 6 this time around though.
     
  2. LukeTheSpook

    LukeTheSpook

    Jan 2, 2015
    Currently own: gso 5.1 in CAMO

    On the way: 4.1 black micarta, 4.1 brown micarta, 7/7 black micarta

    Also put a deposit on a SK 6 and a SK 12

    Looking for a 5. Also looking for red linen handles.
     
  3. Oyster

    Oyster Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 2, 2011
    I discovered S!K too late to put in an order for a 4.1. Pls do reach out if you decide to sell.

    Cheers and many thanks!
     
  4. TommyGun56

    TommyGun56 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2014
    I have on order the following
    2 GSO 3.5
    2 GSO 6
    2 GSO 12
    All in D3V
     
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  5. ATJ999

    ATJ999 Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2013
    Never owned a Survive! knife. I have one 4.1 on order and two 7/7's on order. Thinking about getting another, maybe SK 3.5, not sure yet.
     
  6. Phixt

    Phixt

    May 28, 2016
    GSO 2.7 - My take on the best necker option from S!K. Technically, no longer waiting for this one as of the last half hour, but oh did they make me wait lol! The obvious varying opinions have already been expressed, and the horse isn't just beaten dead - it's a bloody pile of brain goo and bone fragments at this point. No, I didn't prefer the year long wait on a pre-sale, but only $136 for this? Yeah...try and beat that deal today. 'It is what it is', 'No one's holding a gun to your head', 'It's a free market', etc. OK sorry for my mini rant, here's the snapshot from out of box.
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    2015
    GSO 12, tri cam, black hw, don't remember sheath
    GSO 7/7, B&B g10, black hw, black sheath

    2016
    GSO 4.5 Bushcraft, B&R g10, black hw, and went OD green on sheath for the Santa package.
     
  7. Fancier

    Fancier

    Jul 1, 2012
    Have: Old 3.5 20CV, New 5.1 20CV, 4.7 20CV, 3V, CFV, 2.7, 4.1 D3V
    Waiting: 7/7, 3.5 20CV, 6 D3V, 4.5, 10, SK12.
    I might want an 8 to round out the set but I haven't ordered one.
     
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  8. Sulaco

    Sulaco Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 15, 2003
    Impressive!
     
  9. Brian77

    Brian77 KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 27, 2014
    Waiting on 6, 12, and 4.5
     
  10. grogimus

    grogimus KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 27, 2012
    It might not be as sexy as some of the bigger knives but that is one fantastically useful little knife, congrats.

    I have one of each of the available models on order, I didn't have a 6 ordered before but went for an SK6 recently. All of the ones on order have black and red G10 if it was available, black canvas if it wasn't, and I think the GSO 4-Limited is camo canvas. Of course now I think I want different scales on each of them but that'll be a long term project, I'm not going to change the orders now and have them pushed back in line.

    I don't see myself selling or replacing any of them but there is a lot of redundancy in some of the models so who knows what'll happen down the road.
     
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  11. XtianAus

    XtianAus Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2016
    Have on order Gso 6 D3V.

    Waiting for: factory second 4.1's in 20cv to become available :D
     
  12. Wood5045

    Wood5045 Gold Member Gold Member

    325
    Feb 22, 2016
    I just got my mitts on my first GSO last week :). It's a 4.7 in 20 CV with black canvas and an OD sheath.

    On order:
    • GSO 4 Limited
    • 4.1 in 3V with green canvas and a FDE sheath
    • 4.5 Bushcraft in 3V with green canvas and a FDE sheath
    • 7/7 with green canvas and a black sheath
    Funny thing is, the 4.7 was the least visually appealing to me when looking at the Survive line up on line. Now that I have it in hand, I am totally digging this knife. This has really amplified my excitement to receive my other GSO's. I don't plan on selling anything, but I'll see how that shakes out once I get them all in hand.
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2017
  13. Riz!

    Riz!

    May 5, 2014
    Just a 4.5. Cant remember if it was in Green Linen or Blaze G10.

    Been thinking of ordering an SK 12
     
  14. ManOfSteel89

    ManOfSteel89

    May 20, 2012
    4.1 20CV. Actually taking the Starter order from @VanDammet if he ever receives it.

    1 SK12
    1 GSO12
    1 SK6

    All the above are obviously D3V.
     
  15. donscpoo

    donscpoo Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2013
    Have: new 5.1 20CV

    Waiting: 4.5 Bushcraft, 5.1, 6, 7/7, 8, 10 &12. All in D3V
     
  16. Kyle363

    Kyle363

    144
    Dec 11, 2016
    I have a 20CV 4.1 I'm waiting on a 7/7. I kinda want 3V 4.1 instead of my 20CV.
     
  17. LarsL

    LarsL

    108
    Jan 30, 2015
    :eek: 4LE, 4.1, 4.5, 6, 8 & 10
     
  18. Phixt

    Phixt

    May 28, 2016
    Indeed the 4.7 (mine's in tri cam g10 just like my 2.7) is extremely appealing/ergonomic/nice ratio...you know what I'm sayin. :)
    Visually, I'm most excited to see the 7/7 in hand. From a slice standpoint, lookin forward to that 4.5. And, well, GSO 12 can't come soon enough, but I'm sure I'll have a few more dozen gray hairs before that happens! :D

    Don't think too hard. ;)
     
  19. rxavage

    rxavage

    826
    Aug 16, 2014
    have 5.1 & 4.7 in my possession, waiting on order is 4.1, 4.5, and another 5.1. hopefully i get one of them soon.
     
  20. Dutchtracker

    Dutchtracker Gold Member Gold Member

    310
    Nov 26, 2012
    In possession old specs. gso's 10-5.1-4.1-3.5
    On order:new specs. gso 7/7
     

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